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English[uredi]

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Etymology[uredi]

From Srednji Engleski servaunt, from Stari Francuski servant, from the present participle of the verb servir. Dubleti of sergeant and servient. Morphologically serve +‎ -ant. Displaced native Stari Engleski þeġn.

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Noun[uredi]

servant (plural servants)

  1. One who is hired to perform regular household or other duties, and receives compensation. As opposed to a slave.
    There are three servants in the household, the butler and two maids.
  2. One who serves another, providing help in some manner.
    She is quite the humble servant, the poor in this city owe much to her but she expects nothing.
  3. (religion) A person who dedicates themselves to God.
  4. (obsolete) A professed lover.
  5. A person of low condition or spirit.

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Translations[uredi]

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Verb[uredi]

servant (third-person singular simple present servants, present participle servanting, simple past and past participle servanted)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To subject.

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French[uredi]

Etymology[uredi]

From Srednji Francuski, from Stari Francuski servant, a substantivized present participle of servir. Cf. also Latin serviens, and French sergent.

Pronunciation[uredi]

Participle[uredi]

servant

  1. present participle of servir

Noun[uredi]

servant m (plural servants, feminine servante)

  1. servant

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Latin[uredi]

Verb[uredi]

servant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of servō

Middle English[uredi]

Noun[uredi]

servant

  1. Alternative form of servaunt

Norwegian Bokmål[uredi]

Noun[uredi]

servant m (definite singular servanten, indefinite plural servanter, definite plural servantene)

  1. a washbasin
  2. a sink

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Norwegian Nynorsk[uredi]

Noun[uredi]

servant m (definite singular servanten, indefinite plural servantar, definite plural servantane)

  1. a washbasin
  2. a sink

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Old French[uredi]

Verb[uredi]

servant

  1. present participle of servir

Adjective[uredi]

servant m (oblique and nominative feminine singular servant or servante)

  1. that serves; that fulfils a role

Noun[uredi]

servant m (oblique plural servanz or servantz, nominative singular servanz or servantz, nominative plural servant)

  1. servant (one who serves)

Descendants[uredi]

  • Francuski: servant
  • Srednji Engleski: servaunt